Hong Kong’s First Accounting Degree Programme Recognised and Accredited by Five Accounting and Tax Professional Bodies
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Programme has been accredited by The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (TIHK) — the first of its kind in Hong Kong.
According to the mutual agreement between CUHK Business School and TIHK, MAcc students who graduated on or later than 1 January 2018 will be entitled to exemptions for four papers (on the basis of successful completion of the relevant courses) when taking the Certified Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualifying Examination.
The four papers include:
- Paper 1: Accounting and Finance
- Paper 2: Hong Kong Tax
- Paper 3: International Tax
- Paper 4: PRC Tax
CUHK MAcc is the most recognised accounting degree programme in Hong Kong which has been accredited by major professional accounting bodies, including The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and CPA Australia.
“I’m delighted that our MAcc Programme is the first accounting degree porgramme in Hong Kong to attain professional accreditation from The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong,” said Dr. Joyce Wang, Director of MAcc Programme, Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy Programme and Senior Lecturer of School of Accountancy at CUHK Business School. “The accreditation is a testimony to our continuous efforts in building a rigorous and relevant curriculum with experiential learning opportunities that can foster our students’ market competitiveness.”